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People in Gedling borough reminded they must register by end of TODAY to vote in General Election

You'll have to register by the end of today (18)

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Voters in Gedling borough will be going to the polls for the next general election in less than a month.

Residents in the borough will be split into two separate constituencies, and these have slightly changed following recent boundary changes.

These include an enlarged Gedling seat, and the renamed constituency of Sherwood Forest

People in Gedling borough don’t have long left to register to vote for the upcoming election, with the deadline set for 23.59 today (18).

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The election will take place on July 4, and registering is a crucial step to ensure your voice is heard.

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Registering to vote is a straightforward process that takes only a few minutes.

To complete your registration, visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

You will need your National Insurance number to hand.

Those who have recently changed their address or name will need to re-register with their updated details.

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Once registered, a polling card will be sent to your address, indicating your designated polling station.

To be eligible to register, you must be 16 or over and a British citizen, although you must be 18 to vote on polling day. Students can register at both their term-time accommodation and their home address, but are only permitted to vote once.

For those opting to vote by post, the application deadline is 5pm on Wednesday, 19th June.

Applications for proxy votes must be submitted by 5pm on June 26.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have your say.

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Who can you vote for: 

Gedling

Dominic Berry (Green)

Simon Christy (Reform)

Tad Jones (Lib Dem)

Irenea Marriott (Ind)

Michael Payne (Lab)

Tom Randall (Con)

Sherwood Forest

David Dobbie (Lib Dem)

Sheila Greatrex-White (Green)

Helen Rose O’Hare (Reform)

Mark Spencer (Con)

Jeremy Paul Spry (Ind)

Lee Waters (Ind)

Michelle Welsh (Lab)

Boundary changes

Polling day on July 4 will be the first time that Bestwood Village, Lambley and Woodborough become part of the Gedling constituency boundary.

The villages have moved across from Sherwood – which has been reduced in size and will now be renamed Sherwood Forest.

How can i vote

On polling day, 4th July, voters will need to show photo ID at the polling stations, which will be open from 7am to 10pm.

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